Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

Why Praying for the Needs of Others Matters

This post was contributed by Fouad Abou-Rizk of Humanitarian Prayers.

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The word intercede means to intervene between parties with a view to reconciling differences. We intercede to God on behalf of others. Intercession is prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another.

While we should pray for our own needs: that of our health, faith, and well-being, praying for the needs of others is a great way to love our neighbors, especially those we will never have the opportunity to meet. Continue reading “Why Praying for the Needs of Others Matters”